Events

Samling Artist Showcase ‘Come into the Garden’

Friday 8 November, 7.30pm Wigmore Hall, London

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Claire Lees soprano
Anna Stéphany mezzo-soprano
Nicky Spence tenor
Dominic Sedgwick baritone
Joseph Middleton piano
Somi Kim piano
Simon Russell Beale actor

Continuing the theme of flowers and growth, Samling Institute makes its annual visit to Wigmore Hall as part of the venue’s prestigious Song Series. Samling Artists at different stages of their careers present an evening of song inspired by gardens through the seasons, along with poetry read by the actor Sir Simon Russell Beale,

Programme to include:
Beethoven: Mit einem gemalten Band; Adelaide Bizet: Chanson d’avril Britten: To lie flat on the back with the knees flexed; Now the leaves are falling fast; Proud songsters; The holly and the ivy Fauré: Le jardin de Dolly Franck: Le mariage des roses Ireland: When daffodils begin to peer Quilter: Autumn evening Schumann: Mein Garten; Volksliedchen; Ich bin dein Baum; Liebesgarten; Schön Blümelein; Familien-Gemälde; Schneeglöckchen Sibelius: Demanten på marssnön Somervell: Birds in the high hall garden Stanford: A soft day R. Strauss: Das Rosenband; Die Georgine Walton: Through gilded trellises Wolf: Der Gärtner

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How to book
Tickets: £40 £35 £30 £25 £18
Tickets at £5 for those under 35 are available as part of the Wigmore Hall/Classic FM Under 35s Ticket Scheme.

Online wigmore-hall.org.uk
There is a non-refundable £3.00 administration fee per transaction for online booking, which includes the delivery of your tickets by post if time permits.

Telephone 020 7935 2141
7 days a week: 10am – 7pm
Days without an evening concert: 10am – 5pm
There is a non-refundable £4.00 administration fee per transaction for all telephone bookings, which includes the delivery of your tickets by post if time permits.

In person 7 days a week: 10am – 8.30pm
Days without an evening concert: 10am – 5pm
No advance booking in the half hour prior to a concert.

Promotional image ‘Sunflowers’ by Julian Vilarrubi, used with kind permission of the artist. julianvilarrubi.com